Rosamond S. King

Rosamond S. King is a creative and critical writer, performer, and artist whose work is deeply informed by her cultures and communities, by history, and by a sense of play. Her poetry has appeared in more than two dozen journals and anthologies, including Xcp: Cross-Cultural Poetics, The Caribbean Writer, and the award-winning Kindergarde: Experimental Writing for Children, as well as recent issues of The North American Review and The Cortland Review. Her manuscript Rock|Salt|Stone is forthcoming from Nightboat Books.

King has performed in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and throughout North America. She is an Associate Professor at Brooklyn College and author of the award-winning scholarly book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination. Her goal is to make people feel, wonder, and think, in that order.

Photo Credit: Iryna Fedorovska